Vallorcine Skiing

Beginners & Nursery  Skiing

La Poya is a family-run ski area in Le Buet, near to Vallorcine.

It comprises:

  • 2 drag lifts;
  • 2 rope lifts;
  • one green, one blue and one red piste;
  • a snack bar serving hot-dogs, crêpes, drinks and other snacks;
  • a lounging area;

La Poya
74660 Vallorcine

Tel: +33 6 82 11 53 21

Website: (see here for opening times and prices)

Intermediate & Advanced Skiing

Le Domaine Balme-Vallorcine/Le Tour is especially family-friendly, with wide, open pistes and forest runs, and a great number of blue runs.

A beautiful day skiing at Le Tour
A beautiful day skiing at Le Tour © montblancfamilyfun

While the Balme-Vallorcine side of the ski area offers ski pistes through the trees on the French-Swiss border, the Le Charamillon-Le Tour side (access via the village of Le Tour) offers wide, open pistes and great views of the Chamonix Valley.  See the post Argentière Skiing for more details about this ski area.


Le Balme-Vallorcine télécabines
Chef Lieu
74660 Vallorcine


Charamillon télécabines
Le Tour
74400 Argentière

Tel: +33 4 50 53 22 75

Website: (see the website for opening times, lift pass prices and pistes maps)

Ecole de Ski Français (ESF) de Vallorcine

See here for more details about Vallorcine ESF.

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